Netflix has given a huge boost to the highest-paid comedians of 2018

Netflix Netflix has given a big boost to some of the world’s highest-paid comedians. The majority of the comedians on Forbes’ annual list have worked with Netflix this year or last, from Jerry Seinfeld to Chris Rock.    Netflix has focused on stand-up comedy the last few years, and will even debut 47 new stand-up […]

Carlton calls upon comedians to get new members

Video Carlton calls upon comedians to get new members2:20 AFL: Carlton has put out a call to arms to get sign up new members for 2018. Vision courtesy of March 27th 2018 4 minutes ago /display/ news and galleries/AFL/ AFL Lyon and Roos unpack Bullogs’ demise0:57 March 26th 2018 14 hours ago /display/ news […]

‘The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling’ Trailer: Judd Apatow Digs into the Comedian’s Life and Legacy

Next month will mark two years since we lost comedian Garry Shandling all too soon at the age of 66. But rather than stewing about it this whole time, director Judd Apatow decided to pay tribute to the comedian who brought us fantastic stand-up comedy, The Larry Sanders Show, and a memorable senator turned Hydra […]

Calling men ‘trash’ or ‘scum’ now hate speech: Facebook bans comedians & activists

Facebook has turned its politically correct ire on dozens of female comedians who, sardonically or otherwise, referred to men as either “trash” or “scum” – an act which the tech giant now considers a form of hate speech. The comments were not directed or targeted toward any specific men but were instead responses to alleged […]

Rick Perry duped into fake interview with Russian comedians

Thomson Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry optimistically discussed expanding American coal exports to Ukraine and other energy matters during a lengthy phone call this month with a Russian prankster who Perry thought was Ukraine’s prime minister. Perry actually was talking with comedians known in Russia for targeting celebrities and politicians with […]

Watch Comedians Read Steve Bannon’s Bizarre Pseudo-Shakespearean Screenplay About… The 1992 L.A. Riots

As was recently noted right here on, six documentary films and TV specials examining the aftermath of the brutal beating of Rodney King were just released, timed to the 25th anniversary of the 1992 L.A. riots. One was made by Spike Lee; another, by John Ridley. One of those films was not, however, by Donald Trump’s […]